Author Topic: Whirlpool WFW9450WW00 won't start  (Read 1052 times)

Offline boss96

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Whirlpool WFW9450WW00 won't start
« on: November 19, 2012, 07:57:25 PM »
Went out on this call today. I can select a wash cycle but I do not hear the door lock click/lock. Pushing the start button does nothing so I am leaning towards the door switch ass'y. Am I on the right track? It acts like the door is not closed even though there is nothing visibly broken.
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Re: Whirlpool WFW9450WW00 won't start
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2012, 08:55:40 PM »
That where I would start.

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Re: Whirlpool WFW9450WW00 won't start
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2012, 06:31:18 AM »
What I would try - pull the 2 wire connector on top of the motor control board .    If it then locks,  and fills but motor doesn't run,  could be motor control board.    Were there any error codes such as F-11 or such?
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Re: Whirlpool WFW9450WW00 won't start
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2012, 08:22:21 AM »
Thanks for the advice, no error codes at all which is why I thought the switch. However, if I turn out to be wrong, what is the location of the motor control pcb? I know the main pcb is located on the upper right side of the unit but not sure of the other. Thanks again.

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Re: Whirlpool WFW9450WW00 won't start
« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2012, 01:46:21 AM »
Motor control board is the one mounted on the base of the machine.     
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Re: Whirlpool WFW9450WW00 won't start
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2012, 06:17:06 PM »
Power goes thru ccu, then locks door, then starts motor control.

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